Skip to comments.Judge orders case against Epstein over
Posted on 08/29/2019 10:57:56 AM PDT by yesthatjallen
A federal judge on Thursday ordered the sex trafficking case in New York against Jeffrey Epstein to be dismissed following the financier's death in a Manhattan jail earlier this month.
U.S. District Judge Richard Berman signed a "nolle prosequi," ruling that the case will be dismissed, according to a copy of the document obtained by The Hill.
Because Jeffrey Epstein, the defendant, died while this case was pending, and therefore before a final judgment was issued, the Indictment must be dismissed under the rule of abatement, the filing reads.
The ruling does not mean that federal prosecutors can't still pursue a conspiracy investigation surrounding the allegations against Epstein, NBC News reported.
Prosecutors had maintained earlier this month that Epstein's apparent suicide would not stop efforts to pursue justice for alleged victims in the case.
Berman had previously said he would allow the criminal case against Epstein to continue until after the disgraced financier's accusers had a chance to testify in court.
Yet more pathetic behavior by our “betters”.
You'll never know...They no doubt have been smashed to smithereens by now...
Kinda funny really...They never showed us the blanket that killed Epstein...They never showed us the bed that he used...They know we don't believe their ridiculous story but they don't care...They're not even interested in trying to convince us...
The coverup is now complete. Any new information will come out on Coast to Coast.
The Hill article is from August 2019 and doesn’t relate to any case against Ghislaine Maxwell.
two important pieces that need to be kept in view and spread widely. first by veteran Wash Times reporter, Rowan Scarborough:
10 Dec 2017: Washington Times: Fusion GPS tried to tie Trump to Clintons pedophile pal Epstein as part of smear campaign
By Rowan Scarborough
Journalist sources told The Washington Times that Fusion founder Glenn Simpson pushed the idea of a close relationship between Mr. Trump and Jeffrey Epstein, who pleaded guilty in 2008 to soliciting sex from an underage girl...
Ken Silverstein, the reporter who ultimately wrote an Epstein-Trump report, confirmed to The Times that Fusion had sourced the story. Mr. Silverstein, founder and editor of WashingtonBabylon.com who wrote the story for Vice.com, defended Mr. Simpson as a solid source of information that must first be confirmed.
For years, Fusion GPS has been an influential hidden hand in Washington, with entree into the citys most powerful news bureaus.
Ironically, it appears The Times was the first to out Fusion on Jan. 11 as the source of the scandalous dossier that BuzzFeed posted the previous day...
The New York Times, I know they work with Fusion, said Mr. Silverstein, an investigative reporter who skewers the left and right. Fusion works with a lot of big media organizations. That would give them influence in Washington....
Mr. Silverstein, who wrote the Vice.Com story, was asked by The Washington Times if Fusion pushed the Epstein-Trump story.
Since you asked, yes, ***they helped me with that, Mr. Silverstein said. But as you can see, I could not make a strong case for Trump being super close to Epstein, so they could hardly have been thrilled with that story.
***[In my humble opinion], that was the best story written about Trumps ties to Epstein, but I failed to nail him. Trumps ties were mild compared to Bill Clintons...
I said Fusion could not have been happy with the Epstein story, he added. What I mean is that I never proved a really sleazy connection, so frankly I was disappointed too, I thought there was more (and still wonder)...
***the Vice story Fusion GPS helped Silverstein with (keep that in mind as you read it):
29 Jan 2016: Vice: The Salacious Ammo Even Donald Trump Won’t Use in a Fight Against Hillary Clinton
Billionaire financier Jeffrey Epstein, who went to prison for soliciting sex from underage girls, once had ties to Bill Clinton. But Trump has good reason to avoid bringing them up, no matter how contentious a campaign battle may get.
by Ken Silverstein
oops, thought this was an old article posted July 2020. my mistake.
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